Senior vice president, chief analytics and data officer,
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Nigam led development of one of Louisiana’s largest healthcare information databases, opening the door for BCBSLA to integrate its proprietary Pi (Performance Insights) analytics platform with Blue AI, its artificial intelligence solution, to improve members’ health. Nigam and his team collaborated with the Louisiana Health Department to refine the COVID-19 Louisiana Outbreak Tracker, which provided early monitoring of coronavirus cases. Under Nigam’s leadership, the insurer analyzed and modeled diverse data for its members and Medicaid beneficiaries, which allowed it to project rates of hospitalizations and deaths, amount of hospital capacity and resource needs.